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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 981424, 19 pages
Epidemiology of Enterocytozoon bieneusi Infection in Humans
1Grupo de Protozoários Oportunistas/VIH e Outros Protozoários, Unidade de Parasitologia Médica, CMDT, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1349-008 Lisboa, Portugal
2Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Received 28 February 2012; Accepted 20 May 2012
Academic Editor: C. Genchi
Copyright © 2012 Olga Matos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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